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Archive for December, 2010

31
Dec

Naud Thoughts

The modern English term “Naught” means “nothing.” Originally, it meant “needy, having nothing.” The Naud Rune is a token of need. Most folks with even a passing familiarity with the Runes know that Naud means to lack or to need. The term “Naughty” may originally have meant “needy,” but it came to mean wicked. In […]

31
Dec

12 – 31 – 10

Today’s runecast is Sig – Jer – Raido Sig speaks of favorable conditions that lead to Jer, a harvest of good things. They can quicken things that had been sluggish. A sudden influx of wealth or other assets, even if they are the product of a long process, can set things in motion quickly.

30
Dec

Thinking Hagal

This past weekend’s massive snowstorm that dropped over 24 inches on us was foretold in a runecast. Hagal. Among its meanings, Hagal can be any kind of precipitation. It is not limited to hail. Usually, Hagal implies that the precipitation will be troublesome. Hagal can also portend a strong storm. Hagal is one of the […]

30
Dec

Runecast 12 – 30 –10

Today’s runecast is Raido – Urus – Perdra Movement to a new place leads to independence. Strength begins the process by which a new life is made. Most attempts to move away from troubles – a.k.a geographic cures – often do nothing but repeat the same thing in a new place. In the case of […]

29
Dec

Thoughts of Wunjo

The paradox of the Wunjo Rune is that it can be elated joy or insanity. The seemingly natural thing would be to associate insanity with depression. There are medical terms such as manic depressive and clinical depression. How can this equate with joy? I had a friend who was manic-depressive / bipolar. Thanks to minute […]

29
Dec

Runecast for 12 – 29 – 10

Today’s runecast is Naud – Ing – Lagu Naud is a time of need and restriction. Ing is a stroke of luck: a fortunate occurrence. Lagu is a free flow. It is unrestricted circulation. To put it succinctly, a time of limitation and restriction is ended and the free flow is restored. I wonder if […]

28
Dec

Rune Book Specials

I am continuing a special offer to our readers. Many of you read my daily Runecasts. The system of Runes that I use is original. Would you like to learn the Runes as I use them? For the Holidays, I am offering you a chance to get a bonus when you buy our Runic library. […]

28
Dec

Thoughts of Gyfu

Gyfu is the Gift. To many, this appears to be a static thing. A gift is a thing bestowed on another. An item goes from Person A to Person B and stays there. That does not sound very exciting. Actually, Gyfu has plenty of motion. The very act of giving a gift is like a […]

28
Dec

Runecast for 12 – 28 – 10

Today’s Runecast is Tyr – Dag – Sig A hard-won victory can reveal the facts that lead to a complete overwhelming of the opposition. Victory on one level can lead to complete control. It produces permanent favorable conditions. The Tyr victory can expose things that allow the easier, wider Sig Victory. Lessons learned through success […]

27
Dec

Ken Rune Thoughts

One of the most common symbols of learning and knowledge is the flaming torch. We speak of education in our language as “enlightenment” and “illumination.” People who show intelligence are called “bright” and “brilliant.” There is the “light of reason” as opposed to the “darkness of ignorance.” The symbols of intelligence are the lamp, the […]

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